This program should run on Windows 95, Windows 98,Windows NT, and Windows 2000.
We use NAL.exe as the shell for most of our clients. Many of them want the shell to change with the user that is logged in. For example, an admin user logs in and gets Explorer.exe as her shell. Another user logs in and gets Nal.exe as his shell.
There has been no way to do this without two logins and the admin remembering to set the shell back to Nal.exe.
To resolve this problem I wrote a little vb app that you can put in a login script (which runs before the shell is executed) and will set the shell according to the switches you pass to it.
REM ==============BEGIN NAL Shell LOGIN SCRIPT=============
If member of ".nalshell.ou.o" then begin
If member of ".explshell.ou.o" then begin
REM ==============END NAL Shell LOGIN SCRIPT===============
It important to use # for the external command and not @. # suspends execution on the login script while the external program is run. If you use @ you will get unpredictable results.
The command line syntax for setshell is:
Proceed at your own risk. As with everything else at Cool Solutions, I am not responsible for anything that might happen as a result of your usage of this tool.
If you find this program useful, please send me an email. I just want to know where it ends up. Happy "Nal"ing.